A water purification system that uses nanotechnology to remove bacteria, viruses and other contaminants may be able to deliver clean drinking water to rural communities for less than $3 a year per family, according to a new study. Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A defense contractor better known for building jet fighters and lethal missiles says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to remove salt from seawater, potentially making it vastly cheaper to produce clean water at a time when scarcity has become a global se Full story
Actor-activist Matt Damon is urging supporters to join his “Strike with Me” campaign leading up to World Water Day next month to raise awareness of people worldwide who do not have access to clean water and toilet facilities.
New Jersey residents discuss their situation as they wait for ice and drinking water.
A woman leads her donkey while carrying a bucket during her search for clean drinking water in the outskirts of Sanaa May 9, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS)
A woman carries drinking water in an inner tube of a tyre in the Yemeni governorate of Taiz April 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: SOCIETY)
A girl fills jerry cans with drinking water in the Yemeni governorate of Taiz April 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: SOCIETY)
A family draws drinking water from a well in the Yemeni governorate of Taiz April 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS)